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Police Officer at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Campus Police Officer, Stevens Institute of Technology

The Stevens Campus Police Officer shall be responsible for the safety and security of all University properties; the faculty, staff, student body; and guests and visitors during the assigned tour of duty. The Campus Police Officer will patrol the University buildings, grounds and adjacent public areas to enforce the statutes of the State of New Jersey, and the rules and regulations of the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Campus Police Officer shall be individually responsible for the post or assignment during the official tour of duty. This responsibility will include all of the following:

1. Prevention and suppression of crime.

2. Protection of life and property.

3. Apprehension and protection of offenders.

4. Preservation of the peace and maintenance of order.

5. Enforcement of all state statutes and University regulations.

6. Assist with the development and improvement of mechanisms to create and enhance relationships with the department and the Community.

Authority and Powers of Campus Police Officers

Campus police officers, upon their appointment, shall possess all the powers and authority of a campus police officer as outlined in:

1)  N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.2,

2)  N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.5,

3)  N.J.S.A. 18A6-4.7

Illustrative Examples of Work

The Campus Police Officer will patrol the buildings and grounds of the Stevens Institute of Technology.  S/he will give special attention to areas of high crime incidents, conduct criminal investigations, and prepare reports of all investigations, make arrests and process individuals; testify in court or at University hearings; notify superiors of major crimes and other notable incidents; give directions and general information to guests and visitors; respond to emergency calls such as fires and personal injuries, may assist in the training of new officers; inspect and maintain assigned equipment including firearms and clothing, perform any other duties necessary to protect the lives, safety and property of the students, staff, faculty and guests of the University; participate in public safety related events and conduct training seminars for students, faculty and staff as required, attend all departmental in-service training and training seminars as required by the Chief of Police; be ready, willing and able to work additional work details outside of the normal schedule should the need for additional manpower be necessary; be subject to recall should an emergent event occur that effects the safety and well-being of the Stevens community.  The optimal candidate will have a vast law enforcement background, is community policing oriented and a problem solver with superior inter-personal skills and a desire to assist the community in which s/he serves.


  • Must be 21 years of age or older;

  • Must be a United States Citizen

  • Must be a legal resident of the State of New Jersey

  • Must possess a high school graduate diploma or GED with higher education in a related field preferred and  must have the ability to speak clearly, read and write fluently in the English language

  • Must possess a New Jersey driver’s license with a good driving history and be capable of operating a law enforcement vehicle during both day and night, in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.

  • Job offer is conditional upon the successful completion of a thorough background check and successfully receiving a commissioning by the Stevens Institute of Technology Board of Trustees

  • Must have attended and successfully completed a bonafide New Jersey Basic Police Academy and be a fully certified police officer or Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO II) as required by the New Jersey Police Training Commission and /or possess a current PTC Certification

  • Must successfully pass an interview process, rigorous background investigation, psychological examination and law enforcement drug screening test

  • Must successfully qualify with both handgun and long gun as prescribed by the NJ Police Training Commission.

  • Must be computer literate and able to operate software programs associated with campus police duties.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, climb, reach, talk, listen, write and read.

  • The employee is occasionally required to run, restrain individuals, and be exposed to physical conflict.


Security Sergeant Squad 4

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact

EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure:

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Public Safety is required to publish an annual security report which includes statistics mandated by the Clery Act. You can obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following web site:



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